We get a TON of questions from our amazing and fabulous new patients in our Planned Parenthood transgender hormone therapy and preventive health service program about what and when they can expect hormones to start making changes happen in their body. We turned to the info from our colleagues at WPATH – that’s the World Professional Association for Transgender Health – and put it all together in a sweet little handout. Information is power.
15 Things To Know About Being Transgender By Nicholas M. Teich Hormonal Transition For trans women, taking hormones is a two-step process. Unlike their male-to-female counterparts, trans men do not have to take any estrogen-suppressing substances as part of their hormone treatments.
Sadly true. By the way, trans men can have biological children later if they temporarily stop hormone replacement therapy for conception and gestation. This may also be true for trans women, but there is a lack of data.